Mathematics

Updated 8/20/14


MATH 094
INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-5)
Individualized instruction for the student whose needs are not currently being met by the available course offerings. Specialized curriculum and instruction are developed to meet each student’s needs. Permission of instructor only.

MATH 095
BASIC MATH (1-5)
Designed for students who need to review basic math concepts such as whole number, fraction and decimal operations. Appropriate placement test scores.

MATH 096
PRE-ALGEBRA (1-5)
Covers percents, proportions, unit conversions, geometry, simplifying algebraic expressions and solving simple first degree linear equations. Prerequisite: MATH 095 or equivalent.

MATH 097
ALGEBRA FOR STATISTICS (5)
An algebra course for students intending to enroll in MATH& 146, Introduction to Stats. This course does not meet the algebra prerequisite for other quantitative skills courses or for transfer to the University of Washington. Prerequisite: MATH 096 or Compass score of 78+.

MATH 098
ALGEBRA I (1-5)
Designed for students with good arithmetic skills and familiarity with signed numbers and basic algebraic expressions. Problem-solving skills are emphasized. Topics include: linear equations and inequalities, graphing, polynomials, and rational expressions. Prerequisite: MATH 096 or equivalent.

MATH 099
ALGEBRA II (1-5)
Introduces the concept of functions, their graphs and properties. Particular attention will be paid to linear, quadratic, exponential and logarithmic functions. Prerequisite: MATH 098 or equivalent.

TMATH 100 (Replaces MATH 101)
TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS I (5)
Focus is on methods of problem solving for the technical fields. Course develops mathematical vocabulary and skill with algebraic expressions, formula manipulations, graphing techniques, right triangle trigonometry, geometry, exponents, logarithms, and equation/system of equation solving. Prerequisite: MATH 098 or equivalent.

TMATH 101 (Replaces MATH 101)
FOUNDATIONAL MATH CONCEPTS (5)
Study of foundational math theory and concepts including number sense, algebra, geometry, data analysis and math vocabulary through inquiry-based learning. Does not meet Quantitative Skills distribution requirement for AA degree. Prerequisite: MATH 095 or equivalent.

MATH& 107
MATH IN SOCIETY (M) (5)
Designed to enhance math proficiency of liberal arts students as they meet personal and professional demands. Includes mathematics in management, statistics, probability, art, and other practical applications in society. Not preparation for calculus. Prerequisite: MATH 099 or equivalent.

TMATH 110 (Replaces MATH 110)
TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS II (3)
Course emphasizes trigonometric functions used to solve engineering, electronics, and mechanics application problems. This course does not satisfy the quantitative skills requirement for either an AA or AS degree.

MATH 115
COLLEGE ALGEBRA FOR BUSINESS (M) (5)
Linear, polynomial and rational function models. Exponential and logarithmic functions. Mathematics of finance, matrices, linear programming, set operations, and probability. Prerequisite: MATH 099 or equivalent.

TMATH 116 (Replaces MATH 116)
INDUSTRIAL MATHEMATICS (5)
The application of basic mathematical operations to specific vocational programs which includes common fractions, decimal fractions, percentages, ratio and proportion, practical algebra, and computations involving rectangles and triangles. Emphasizes the use of mathematics in welding.

MATH 118
LINEAR ALGEBRA (M) (5)
Computational and modeling tools with applications in physics, mathematics, engineering, economics, and business. Topics include systems of equations, matrix algebra, vector spaces, subspaces, bases, orthogonality, transformations, and eigenvalues. Prerequisite: MATH& 142 or equivalent placement.

TMATH 121
ELECTRONICS MATH 1 (5)
Students will be introduced to math concepts relating to electronics and robotics. Topics studied will include functions, direct and inverse relationships, unit analysis, calculator operation, linear and exponential equations, and spreadsheet math operations. Prerequisite: MATH 098.

TMATH 122
ELECTRONICS MATH 2 (4)
Continuation of Electronics Math 1 -students will learn math concepts applicable to AC electronics and semiconductor device performance. Trigonometry and complex numbers will be emphasized. Prerequisite: TMATH 121.

MATH& 131
MATH FOR ELEM EDUC 1 (M) (5)
Designed to provide the conceptual framework for teaching mathematics from kindergarten through eighth grade. Prerequisite: MATH 099 or equivalent ASSET/COMPASS score.

MATH& 132
MATH FOR ELEM EDUC 2 (M) (5)
The second of two courses designed to provide the conceptual framework for teaching mathematics from kindergarten through eighth grade. Prerequisite: MATH& 131.

MATH 135
PRE-CALCULUS REFRESHER (M) (5)
Designed as a refresher course for students who have previously had a Pre-Calculus course. Content includes everything covered in MATH& 141 and 142.

MATH& 141
PRE-CALCULUS  (M) (5)
Study of elementary functions (polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic), systems of equations, matrix algebra, and series and sequences. Modeling and problem solving techniques are emphasized from a graphic, symbolic, and numeric perspective. Prequisite: MATH 99 or equivalent placement.

MATH& 142
PRE-CALCULUS II (M) (5)
Topics include graphical, numerical, and symbolic development of the trigonometric functions and their inverses as defined on the unit circle and right triangles; identities, equations, and applications; complex numbers, polar coordinates, parametric equations, vectors, and conic sections. Prerequisite: MATH& 141 or equivalent placement.

MATH& 146
INTRODUCTION TO STATS (M) (5)
Introduction to concepts of data collection, organization and summaries. Develop the concepts of mean, median and standard deviation, probability, probability distributions, and apply these ideas to hypothesis testing, linear regression and analysis of variance. Prerequisite: MATH 099 or equivalent.

MATH 150
SURVEY OF CALCULUS (M) (5)
Serves the needs of students whose programs demand a relatively brief introduction to the calculus concepts of limit, change, rate of change, and integration with applications in the field biological, social and management sciences. Prerequisite: MATH& 141, MATH 115, or equivalent.

MATH&151
CALCULUS I (M) (5)
The first in a three-quarter sequence. Limits, derivatives of algebraic and some transcendental functions, applications of derivatives, the indefinite integral. Topics covered from numerical, analytical and graphical viewpoints. Prerequisite: MATH& 142 or equivalent.

MATH& 152
CALCULUS II (M) (5)
The second in a four-quarter sequence. It covers the calculus of transcendental functions (exponential, logarithm, inverse circular, hyperbolic), techniques of integration, sequences, series, and and power series. Prerequisite: MATH& 151 or equivalent.

MATH 156
CALCULUS I LAB (1)
Analyze concepts from Calculus I using algebra-based computer software. For students currently enrolled in Calculus I or who have instructor permission. Corequisite: MATH& 151.

MATH& 163
CALCULUS III (5)
Third in a four-quarter sequence. Polar coordinates, parametric equations, vectors, and vector fields, the analytic geometry of three-space, partial derivatives, and multiple integrals. Prerequisite: MATH& 152 or equivalent.

MATH 212
ELEMENTARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS (5)
Linear ordinary differential equations of first and higher orders with emphasis on supporting concepts of differential operators, Wronskians, characteristic polynomials, homogeneous and non-homogeneous cases, variation of parameters, undetermined coefficients. Solution of initial value problems by Laplace transforms and power series methods. Reference to special cases (exact, reducible order, simple systems). Prerequisite: MATH& 163 or equivalent.

MATH 228
DISCRETE MATHEMATICS (M) (5)
This class introduces the basic concepts of mathematics that are used in computer science. Topics covered include logic, mathematical induction, combintorics, set theory, relations and functions and descriptive statistics. Prerequisites: MATH 131 or equivalent.

MATH 264
CALCULUS IV (3)
Fourth in a four-quarter sequence. Optimization of 2 and 3 variable functions, Lagrange Multipliers, applications and techniques of multiple integration, Green's Theorem, Stokes Theorem, and line and surface integrals. Prerequisite: MATH& 163 or equivalent.